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. it turns deadly, a dramatic scene that unfolded as a chase came to an end and the innocent bystanders who were transported to the hospital. >> and what happens here is of importance to every american here. >> the help for the drought and where it's going. . >> we'll take you behind the scenes to look at some of the floats. mornings on 2 starts now.
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. good morning, everyone. it's saturday february 15th. i'm mike. >> and i'm claudine wong. we'll check with rosemary, could it be that rain is coming. >> we're off to a dry start, a cloudy start this morning. a little patchy fog out there. the afternoon is going to be dry, we have rain approaching, it's going to be moving in during the evening hours. it will start in the north bay first and slide its way south. we'll have a look at the numbers, what we can expect for the afternoon and we'll timeline that rain, its arrival and how long i expect it to be around and seattle snow, more on that coming up. >> we have more information about a car chase that we first reported on the news. they tried to pull over a stolen van. the pursuit ended at 98th avenue. the van slammed into several vehicles and caught fire. it was the driver of the stolen van who died at the scene,
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drivers in the other vehicles were also injured. an officer suffered a cut on his wrist during the afternoon. police are investigating a deadly stubbing. this he found the first victim, he died at the scene. two more calls came in, one about a car crash and another telling them that other stabbing victims had been dropped off at the hospital. all the incidents they believe are connected. they're trying to figure out exactly what happened. motorcyclist fell 30 feet to his death after going off the side of an onramp in san francisco. it happened on tenth street. he fell out to southbound highway 101. it doesn't appear other vehicles were involved, but it's unclear whether speed or alcohol were a factor. the onramp was shut down for an hour and a half while
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the crash was cleared. police plan to expect to release his identity after they notify his family. an event that dates back 100 years will take place in the heart of the city. we'll look at the chinese parade and the rush to get everything done. >> reporter: there are crews doing last minute work on the bleachers. there are drills going, the count down is on for 5:00 tonight. hundreds of thousands of spectators will be watching the parade. it will kick off at market and second street. we're in union square right now. that's where a lot of the bleachers have been set up. this is the broadcast center for ktvu. this is a cherry picker radio right here that has a camera. the giant lights will be flooding the street once the
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parade begins. there are 22 floats in this year's parade. most of them will feature a horse. it's the year of the horse in the chinese zodiac, they're quick to learn independence, active energetic, they have a positive attitude towards life. they have put 6200 hours of work to make it all happen. >> we've been working so hard, since december, the shops have been open 7 days a week. a lot of us are here seven days a week. a lot of it is seeing the closure happen. >> they spent 1,000 hours of work preparing the floats compared to last year. several floats had to be rebuilt because of the warehouse being flooded by rain earlier this month. 650,000 people are expected to watch it as it passes by on the streets of it san francisco and
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bart will be running extra long trains to accommodate the crowds. live in san francisco, ktvu news. >> you can watch the parade live, you can also follow along using twitter using the hashtag cny parade. 300 workers students and community leaders will rally at the bart station at 9:45 this morning. they're launching the campaign to raise the minimum age from $8 to 12.85 an hour. they say higher wages will reduce turnover rates. president obama says raising the minimum wage will boost the nation's economy. >> too many americans are working harder than ever to get
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by, and that's been true before the recession hit. we have to build an economy that works for everybody not just a fortunate few. >> he wants to raise it from $7.85 to $10.25 an hour. he believes that it will allow millions of struggling americans to get out of poverty. the drought in california president obama spent part of yesterday morning touring farm line in the central valley. farmers are having trouble feeding their herds and cultivating dried out fields. they won't be able to hire workers and food prices will skyrocket. the president obama announced nearly $200 million for drought relief in federal assistance. >> drought in regions outside the west is expected to be less
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severe, california is our biggest economy, california is our biggest agricultural producer, what happens here matters to every working american. >> he suggested climate change and the link to severe weather of hurricanes in the atlantic ocean. here's the break down of federal aid, he pledged $183 million for drought relief. the package includes $100 million for a livestock disaster program. and to help families that suffered from the drought and there's $5 million for water conservation. >> much of the northeast and south are digging out of this latest winter storm. the storm has killed 25 people and about 400,000 homes and businesses are without electricity. major cities including new york boston and st. louis have gotten two to three times more
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snow than normal than last year. >> i don't know if it's more, but it's a lot. >> are you fed up. >> i'm going to go to arizona. >> airports across the country are reporting more cancellations this morning. more than 5,000 flights were cancelled because of the bad weather. sfo has about affected by the storm. there have been cancellations including a virgin america flight to boston. oakland and san jose have not reported problems yet. this weekend more of the same, although rosemary not as big a storm this weekend. >> if you have evening plans bring along the umbrella, i'll timeline that rain for u if you're headed to the parade because of the tail end of that parade you're likely to see a few showers. first, we have overcast skies,
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the sun up officially a minute before 7:00, you can't see any sunshining from this vantage point. a few patches of fog out there. not too much to deal with. if you have an early morning drive temperatures in the 40s, 53 san francisco, napa, antioch and livermore, 50 december. a little cooler in some areas than where we started yesterday morning. that's all that gray, the satellite radar is showing you are gray and if i shift a little to the north you can see a few returns being picked up over the hills north and east of clearlake. i have to get back and show you way north where i show you the front of the moisture, this is going to be sinking north. this will be dry for your saturday. the models have actually pulled it back, letting it arrive a little later. let me show you here. we'll pick it up this morning
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we're mostly cloudy for the entire day. it's like santa rosa and sy gnome a county. it begins to slide down the coast. this is where we may see that possibility for the tail end of the parade. most of us remain dry, the system moving in is 45 minutes to an hour, this is good news for the parade. into the overnight hours, it will continue to fall while we're sleeping. as we get going tomorrow morning on sunrise, it's tapering off. look at the sierra, we're looking at snow and wind expected there with an advisory. for the chinese new year parade. the forecast, we'll have a few sprinkles by the end of the parade. upper 50s to 60s, it will feel a lot like yesterday. the bay area weekend always in
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view. clearing out tomorrow could be breezy especially along the coast inside the bay. partly cloudy on president's day. i'll have a look at how much rain we can expect for the system coming up. there is new information about a massive beef recall involving a petaluma slaughter house. it is voluntarily recalling 9 million pounds of meat. 80 food distributors are being asked to return the beef. they include markets, churches. >> 2,000 pounds of illegal shark fins have been confiscated. they cited this restaurant for serving it. they found about 2100 pounds of
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shark fins. >> people would catch sharks and cut the fins off because it's the most valuable part of the animal and throw the shark back into the water keeping the fins. >> the shark fin ban is in federal court. they could receive a citation and a $1,000 fine. >> the warrior fans have reason to celebrate and cheer as the fan favorite takes the starting spot. >> it makes life more convenient, but are they putting security at risk. the amount of sensitive information is being transferred one app at a time. >> a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see the traffic is moving just fine if you're headed into the city. we'll keep an eye on the roads for you this saturday morning. it is 7:12, this is mornings on 2.
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thanks for joining us this morning, giving you a live look there at the bay bridge, mostly cloudy skies and 54 degrees in the city. >> the lieutenant governor is no longer supporting the high speed rail project. he made this announcement. the lieutenant governor said he would rather redirect the $9 million to more pressing infrastructure needs. he's one of only a few democrats willing to speak publicly against it. the security of the information on your smartphone from your birthday and bank account. nothing knows more about you than your phone. many of us are knowingly handing over one app at a time. >> photos, phone numbers, passwords, where you live, where you work and where you
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play, our smartphones have it all, and others are constantly trying to get their hands on it. >> definitely, there's a lot of information they're asking for. >> they got a surprise when he went to download the google translate app. >> access to storage, my text messages, i don't know how i feel about that. >> the free app required it to give permissions to 9 areas of his phone before they could download it. >> i don't know why they two need my account information to translate something in a language. >> we're trading privacy for convenience. >> he says downloading those free apps can come at the highest price. too many of us suffer from what we call privacy fatigue, a requests for access to our information by simply clicking accept. >> what a good application does
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or a bad one is invisible to you until they start subscribing you to expensive services or log in credentials. >> even as something as simple as a flashlight. before i can download the app i had to give it access to my gps location, security experts call that scary. >> why are these things necessary to have a flashlight, i thought you could tell me. >> it's useful to the flashlight vendor who takes your data and sells it. >> it settled with the fcc saying it dereceived customers. they have criticize the the android operating system for offering privacy than other phones. he says security has less to do
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with the phone and more to do with the person using it. >> android is a secure platform, facebook is a secure platform, you are not very secure. >> do you ever find yourself just give me the app. >> sometimes, yeah, especially if it's something i need at that particular moment. >> he'll think twice beforehanding over access to his information. he and others are calling on app makers to be more open about how they plan to use it. >> yeah, i would like to know that, definitely. >> that was eric reporting. and now to the olympics, we're going to give you the current medal count. if you don't want to know, prepare to look the other way and put your mute button on. a russian speed cross racer broke her back while training. she underwent emergency surgery when they determine they have to operate on her immediately.
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other olympic skiers have not had much success on these racings. switzerland took this year's gold. here's a look at the medal count. russia is leading with 14 minutes usa is tied with the netherlands and norway. >> the festivities are covered with the all star weekend. they'll take part in the three point contest and the shooting stars competition. that's where he along with his father curry and becky hammond will face off with other men and women teams. president obama said curry is one of his favorite players. >> off the dribble, to get his
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shot off from anywhere that fast, the best i've ever seen. he come shoot. his daddy could shoot, but he can shoot. >> the last year's rising stars will show off tonight at the slam dunk contest. former players have been elected to the basketball hall of fame. former player coach and general manager al attle will receive the lifetime achievement reward. . from basketball to football lee vie stadium is on track but where are all those fans will they park, and what is being eliminated and the plan in
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place. how much rain we are going to get and how long it will last. that's coming up.
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the future home of the 49ers will open in august. while the stadium will seat 70,000 spectators, there's concern that there is enough parking, that's why they're working to see if mass transit will be a viable option. there are 50 cars and they plan to have 80 on game day. it will allow -- add bus lines to most terminals. bta has added an extra track where it will store three extra three car trains. >> during a game at the stadium they'll be hanging out there on the pocket track and when we need them we can deploy them. >> it is brought to one lane, but the work will be done in the overnight hours.
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they plan to work with the santa clara, they'll look at adjusting the traffic signals if necessary. att parking is looking at new rules. all fans will be screened with metal detectors. it's a more efficient way to screen fans and make it more efficient into the park. they are demanding that they be used for the start of the 2015 season. just get out now, because rain is making its way later today. >> what will be the umbrella for your day. by the evening hours the rain is going to be moving in, it will bring us a decent amount of rain nothing like we saw last weekend. we'll show you the numbers in just a moment, increasing clouds in the afternoon and increasing in into the evening.
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it's sliding south in the course of the evening. forecast wise a rainfall is going to be a quarter of an inch to a half-inch. in the south bay a tenth of an inch expected. a he will see a quarter inch to a half-inch to our hills as well. if you're thinking to go to tahoe for the weekend, a wind advisory has been posted. they're expecting winds to be reach 55 miles per hour along some of those roadways and the ridge tops 100 miles per hour. 48 inches of snow is expected at 6800, but the roads will be passing down to lower levels t temperatures this morning in the upper 40s to low 50s. by the afternoon upper 50s to mid-60s, it will feel a lot like yesterday with cloudy conditions, that rain moves in
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tonight. tomorrow morning we'll be drying out. partly cloudy on sunday and another shot of rain coming our way on tuesday. i'll have a timeline of the rain expected coming up. they've dropped the ban to ban bike rentals. >> the goal was to restore natural conditions along the river. many people say the proposal went too far. they save the rentals and the swimming pools and the historic stone bridge. how a robbery at home began with a series of car break-ins. it's at that storm, and the challenges that the skiers face this weekend. [ sports announcer ] here's another one, alyson dudek.
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. a man driving a stolen car makes a run for it. what we're learning this morning about the high speed chase and the crash that follows. good morning welcome back to mornings on 2. >> i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike, the pursuit began at 9:30 last night. the police officers couldn't pull over this van and they chased him and the van rammed
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into several vehicles and caught fire on the ten o'clock news last night. someone had died we, now, know that it was the driver of the stolen van who was pronounced dead at the scene. drivers in the other vehicles were injured and the officer suffered a cut on his wrist during the incident. 61-year-old michael served more than 3 decade in the sheriff's position. he died last week snorkeling in maui. he was caught in a current. he collapsed and died. the service is set for 10:00 a.m. at the hillside christian center on anderson road in napa. it will include a honor guard. there were 3 flu deaths related deaths this season. it's more than double, this year for the entire flu season
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last year. another 41 cases still being investigated. here's a look at the most flu deaths so far. los angeles tops the list, sacramento county 23 and san bern and do you know owe 18, fresno county next with 17. we've counted 43 flu related deaths so far and that includes the death of one person in san mateo county that was just confirmed this week. they still have the most deaths with 14. >> a san jose firefighter is custody accused of child molestation with. he's sending shock waves through the fire department and the community. he served as an outreach officer after an injury limited his field work. he was arrested on sex related and drug charges. he seized his computer and other offices at home. >> charges as we understand
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indicate that there would have been victims in these crimes, i think everyone feels a heavy heart right, now, for anybody who may have been hurt in the situation. investigators say their concern has community outreach officer involve children. prosecutors have not finished reviewing the case but he could appear in the court as soon as tuesday. >> they've been cleared in a denver officer involved shooting, they chased the car and reached speeds up to 20 miles per hour. one day they cornered that driver, they ran and fired that weapon 15 times. the driver ronald, a three- strike fell on died at the scene. the officers in coolly and adam jenkins lawfully killed them. several members are celebrating promotions, in the police department. they were given their new badges yesterday afternoon. the officers are part of the administration of the new
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police chief, the police chief says it's important to encourage the officers to serve the city as best they can. >> use good judgment and commonsense. be decisive, responsive and empathetic. the chief says the department is facing problem with recruitment and staff shortages. the promotions are his plan to solve the problem. in oakland they're trying to find recruits for an understaffed police force. the enrollment remains low. it's far fewer than the home grown academies in san francisco. hiring more oakland residents would help where officers have the hardest times solving crimes. an elementary school teacher is free on charge.
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she pleaded not guilty of furnishing marijuana and one count of poisoning. at least 8 people said they became sick after eating the tainted food. she's due back in court in april. concern is rising after a series of car break-ins in the school parking lot. she is one of four victims that have been targeted about i the break-ins. someone broke no her car and stole her registration and insurance papers. someone broke into her family's home and took jewelry and the keys to ore their other cars. >> the first few days were frightening for us to spend the night there. and we had to make special arrangements to sleep somewhere else. >> she believes her house being burglarized is related to the car break in. the school principle is allowing one person to
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continuously patrol the parking lot. traffic to tahoe was what mess as people from the bay area headed to the they-day holiday weekend. they're looking at interstate 80. they can see a lot of traffic, the traffic is moving along just fine right now. yesterday they did see a steady flow of cars, the president's holiday weekend is typically the last big weekend for ski resorts of the year. for the first first time all of them are open for the holiday weekend. that's thanks to the storm on resorts last week. we've been watching for the forecast for months and dreading and getting excited. >> are you regretting not going to colorado instead. my first time snowboarding was here, it wasn't as close a fact as it is right now. prior to the storm, symptom tahoe ski resorts reported a total of 06 inches of january, more snow is expected to fall
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this weekend. it's a bummer getting to the bay area because of traffic. people are going up rosemary and they're snowing in the sierra. >> grab the chains because you'll need them. we have rain and snow coming to the mountains and wind, that's also something you should consider because it will impact some of those ski resorts. we're giving you a live look outside our doors where we're looking at downtown oakland, cloudy calm, cool, no wind blowing that flag there. it might be breezy for sunday behind the system, we see winds pick up just a bit and as you can see right now, we're with plenty of cloud cover most of the rain to the north of us and we'll be sinking south for most of the day. i don't even see the rain moving in until after sunset. we can expect plenty of gray for today and it's a lot like we had yesterday starting in the 40s and 50s this morning and we'll be in the 60s for the
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second half of the afternoon. let's roll this for you. i don't see a lot of sunshine coming our way for today. by 6:00 or so it's just, now, entering the very north elimination of the north bay by 8:00 or so. it begins to move in areas like sausalito and going to the golden gate. we have a -- golden gate bring. if you plan ongoing for the evening to the parade bring along your umbrella you may need it by the end of the parade. most of the parade should remain dry. by the overnight hours, the wind, i should say the rain continues to spread south and by tomorrow morning take a look we're done. partly cloudy skies and breezy for your sunday but dry for your sunday. we're looking at snow for the sierra, anywhere from 4 to 8 inches expected for areas above 6400 feet. 55 in san francisco.
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one of the cooler spots san jose 48 for you right now, and into the afternoon under mostly cloudy skies. upper 50s into the evening hours, mostly sunny skies, it looks like the rain won't enter the south bay until 10, 11:00 in the evening. mostly cloudy temperatures in the upper 50s, 63 in livermore, the stend extended forecast, always in view, so, we have rain coming in, by tonight it will continue in the overnight hours, drying out, main will dry on sunday, dry for president's day more rain in the forecast on tuesday, partly cloudy skies for wednesday. i'll have a look at how much rain is expected for your neighborhood coming up. >> despite that rain tonight hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the street and there will be 22 floats.
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they've been building floats for decades. he says he's almost ready to call it quits. >> what about this. >> 66-year-old dave thomas has been working at this for so many years, he's lost count. >> you have to be crazy to want to do this. i have snorted so much glitter and styrofoam i'm not sure anything functions normally in me anymore. >> he spends hours with people gluing, papering and stapling, drilling together the floats that bring magic to the chinese new year's parade. it's not an easy job. >> it makes you get up early in the morning, we're in the last man standing out of original companies. all the companies went bankrupt or i bought them out of business. >> he's been talking about
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retiring for years. it's not easy to find people to take over all of this. the first five protege couldn't cut it. >> then he turned to stephanie. >> he asked me two times, i didn't know he was serious. i thought that was ridiculous. >> i'm exactly the right person for this. it couldn't have been anyone else. i'm the perfect kind of crazy for this josh. >> and the schedule is crazy. for this job. >> and the schedule is crazy. there's a turnover rate that makes your head hurt. she likes to paint outside the lines and it's working. >> i am a little worry she may fire me. >> it takes a special person to do this. >> i'm happy to have him be the
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crazy old guy in the corner. >> they may be an one of a kind, and share an one of a kind night for an unforgetable parade. >> our coverage begins at 6:00 tonight. you can also follow along on twitter using the hashtag cny parade. >> pretty cool being out there to see the floats. >> i would love the preview. it will be fabulous, the sun goes down and lights go on. >> you can get your own float. >> yeah. >> he built me one. >> we'll be out there. it will be a good time. people hurt in philadelphia and what it took to get the road back open. >> the controversy that was sparked, and who took her spot. looking good on a saturday morning on 680.
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you can see the east bay hills there. a shade of green and brown, more rain coming this evening. traffic is moving smoothly on the turnpike following a big crash. it took 8 hours to clear the roadway yesterday afternoon. 30 people were injured. out of misery came goodwill. people who heard about the accident they brought food to stranded drivers. some handed out valentine's day
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chocolates. >> you tend to see the worst of people on the news and elsewhere. i see people carrying steep hills carrying food on their shoulder. they brought stuff to us after seeing us on the news. it was awesome. they blame the crash on the weather, icy roadways and drivers going too fast and following each other too closely. people living in south carolina and georgia felt a quick jolt, a quake of 4.4 hit south carolina. no damage or injuries have been reported. while it was am small earthquake on the geological survey scale, they are calling it a rare and big earthquake for that area. president obama is helping jordan take on the burden of the people who fled there. he met with the king abdulla. he said he'll seek a $1 billion loan guarantee plus a renewal
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of a five-year aid package. they're looking to extradite a man for using a porn revenge site. the website is called win by state. it allows people to post compromising pictures of their exes. he demands $250 from the victims to take down their pictures. information leading to the person who shot and killed three california sea out terse. those shootings happened at monterrey. one was shot in the head and one was shot in the back. they're threatened and federally protected. killing one of them is a crime punishable by fines and jail time. financial records were seized last week. yesterday employees waited
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outside of safeguard tubs for their paychecks. the company became tied to an investigation. and people had been laid off. the district attorney's office seized the financial workers. some workers say they're angry and others are there to support the company. >> i feel portrayed and used. i feel like the bottom of my shoe. >> i know that there's nothing wrong going on and when everything is all over, i hope we get a big apology. >> the paychecks arrived in cashiers checks and pay stubs, and the parent company green works us is being investigated for complaints for failure to secure permits and false advertising. this restaurant opened three months ago in downtown
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sebastopol. when it was unsuccessful, he said it was legitimate. when he was told his electricity was going to be shut down he panicked. >> i wanted to save the place and didn't think of it. >> he lost $900 and placed the amount on a prepaid card. >> another restaurant owner was taken the same way one day before. it has been played out in san jose and pacific a. brown cal farms is closing its processing plant. it's been there for about 25 years. the company that owns brown cow, it's moving operations to fort worth, texas where its other family of companies is hoe indicated. adobe systems plans to layoff doeses of bay area workers next month.
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it plans to let go of 46 workers. adobe is a popular software product found on many systems. union members say they've been working without a contract since they temporarily walked off the job in may and november. the union represents more than 224,000 and at the station's campuses, a strike date has not been set. ellen page says that she's gay. the 26-year-old made the announcement at an event called time to thrive in loss vague as. the canadian actress says she's tired of hiring and lying biomission. she wants to make a difference for other young people who are struggling with their sexuality. time to thrive supports the issues of the gay community. a wave of controversy with the 50th anniversary swimsuit
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issue. the cover features barbie posing in a black and white piece, it is the doll that started it all. they get to own who they are. this includes christie bringly and brooklyn decker. spring is in the air, spring training, the giants are in arizona when the rest of the players get there and when the two teams will face off in the desert state i. >> a gray day in the forecast and wet weather slowly approaching the bay area, i'll have the timeline of when you can expect that rain to arrive. how much rain to expect coming up.
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hundreds took place in the annual valentine's day pillow fight. that shot was provided by news chopper 2. people were hitting each other with pillows and pillows. it cost $4,000 to clean up those feathers. this valentine's day was a wedding day for many couples in berkeley. >> marriage is never to feel alone. >> downtown berkeley association held a mass wedding ceremony for couples and others renewing their vows. they were on their way to get married in new york city, but the snowstorm cancelled their flight so they headed out west and wound up in berkeley. >> it's very exciting, this has been a dream since we got here. you can't make this kind of stuff up. it's been great. >> kelly and alicia celebrate
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their wedding vows and they won a mini moon in downtown berkeley. experts have a little advice. online dating is heating up as a common way to meet a special someone. it's now a billion dollar injury. between 2005 and 2012 one third of marriages began online. it solved the problem where is the best place to meet someone. >> y not try online matchmaking when we do our banking and other things object line. >> it's easier because of all of the options out there. you can filter out by choices t makes it easier to connect with mr. or mrs. right. >> a lot of activities going on. if you're headed out the door, let's see how we're looking. >> it's a great start ow there. there's patchy fog, not as bad
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as yesterday. temperaturewise, livermore checking at 48 degrees. increasing clouds thickening clouds by the second half of our afternoon and then in time for your evening, rain moving in, over-the-north bay between 6 and 7:00, it will hold off by 9:00 or so moving into the central bay and will continue to slide south in the overnight hours, as far as rainfall totals we'll see anywhere of a tenth of an inch and see a quarter of an inch for the central bay. they'll see the rest of bait of a quarter inch and a quarter inch to half inch expected as well. rain coming in tonight, it will last into the overnight hours and tomorrow morning it's out of here and we're drive for your sunday. temperatures right, now, in the upper 40s to mid-50s, mostly cloudy skies will be cloudy for your lunch hour.
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near 60 degrees expected. temperatures ranging from 59 degrees, 61 redwood city and 63 degrees in san jose. if you're thinking of hanging out in san francisco, 59 with gray skies into the afternoon. the big chinese new year's parade happening this evening. it will hold off for most of the parade, we could pick up sprinkles in the tail end. we'll have it in view, those evening showers, perhaps they can do it tonight. bring along the umbrella just in case. by tomorrow morning, sunrise will be met with partly cloudy skies dry conditions, we're dry and breezy, partly cloudy and a possibility coming our way on tuesday. back to you. >> forget the roses, it was a perfect valentine's day as spring training got under way. pitchers and catchers reported for spring training. there was a light workout and
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first official workout today. we spoke with the manager and he said he's confident about the upcoming season? >> it's more about how we feel about ourselves and this team is about feeling great what we've done and where we're going. i think the expectations is more important whether we're thinking about what other people think about us, whether we're underdogs or not. >> giants pitchers and catchers reported in scottsdale yesterday. the giants will pitch one of the final two games of the spring. the rest of the giants will report to spring training and they meet each other on february 26th. lottery fever is heating up just how high the power ball
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jackpot is climbing. it's one of the biggest jackpots in history. you have to get your younger beer in sonoma county and why the caps are shut off until next year. [ female announcer ] that's a nickel. and that's a dime. go ahead and keep them in your pocket. you won't be needing them with us. ♪ at southwest, we keep our low fares simple because low fares should never mean low service. ♪
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scene unfold thed as the case came to an end. they had to be rushed to the hospital. >> what happens here matters to every working american. >> president obama comes to california offering help in the drought, the money he promised and with we are it's going. >> last minute preparations are under way, we can see and hear crews right, now, for this chinese new year's parade, we'll give a behind the scenes looking up.
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i think we'll remain mostly dry for most of us. temperatures mild once again and then that rain we've been talking about, it looks like it will slide in during the course of the evening. i'll have how long it will last and how much i expect to get coming up. >> we have a car chasing crash at last night's 10:00 news. they tried to pull off a man. it ended at 98th avenue. >> it slammed into several vehicles and caught fire. we know it was the driver of the stolen van.
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. >> . the motorcycle fell from prosecute ramp on to a parking lot down. it does not appear other vehicles were involved. they will release the victims identity after the fire. they will look into the cause of a fire that left the man dead, it happened at 23rd street at 5:30. >> firefighters say they're
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interviewing neighbors to determine what sparked the fire. >> they've been serving the 28 years. they are helping pay for their medical cause calls. it's located on valley road. . >> happening today no tter if it rains or signs, it will take place in the city. we're live in union square where ktvu will be broadcasting. they have some of the cameras set up. they are covered and this is where hosts julie will be broadcasting from. that live coverage at 6:00: parade starts at market and
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second street. all of the floats and each group of performers and dapsers are will be pausing here before the cameras and the clouds here in the bleachers. there are 22 floats in this year's parade. most of them will feature a horse. people born in the year of the horse are said to be active and energetic. they have a straightforward and positive attitude towards life. the people who created the floats have put in 6200 hours of work making it happen and here in union square, we talked to are several tourist, this parade as a national reputation and they're excited to watch it tonight. >> the road is going to shut down around you. >> we'll come back and see the parade. >> we have huge dragon and all the color and excitement. it's a lot of follow-up. >> there's a video of last year's chinese new year's
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parade. the crowds are expected to be bigger, 600 people are expected to pack the street. more than 1 million people will watch the event on tv, making it the biggest chinese parade outside of asia they'll be running extra long trains and it will be very crowded and lots of it streets will be shut down in san francisco. you can always watch it on ktvu at 6:00, live, channel 2 news. >> and as ally just said you can watch that parade live. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. you can also follow along twitter. we'll be there and we'll use the hashtag cny parade. touring parched farmland in the central valley. they're having trouble feeding their herds and they'll not be able to hire workers and food
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prices will skyrocket. joined by jerry brown the president announced more than $200 million in federal assistance for drought relief. >> while drought in regions outside the west is expected to be less severe than in other yearcalifornia is our biggest economy and it's our biggest agricultural producer. what happens here matters to every working american. >> president obama also discussed climate change and the link to severe weather from severe drought to hurricanes in the atlantic ocean. >> there will be drought relief. the package includes $100 million for livestock disaster program. they'll help families who have suffered economically from the drought. there's 500 million dollars for water conservation. we'll have more than 2 feet of
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snow, the storm has killed 25 people and 400,000 homes and businesses are still without power. major cities including new york boston and st. louis have gotten two to three times more snow than normal for this time  of year. >> i don't know if we had as much snow this year as last year. at that he is a lot of snow. >> are you fed up. >> i think next year i'm going to go to arizona. >> president's day was supposed to be a big weekend for air travel, but they're reporting more cancellation this is morning. more than 7500 flights have been cancelled. sfo has been affected by the storm. there have been a couple of cancellations including to boston and cleveland. oakland and san jose are not reporting any problems at this hour. >> it's hard every time we do the east coast stories we have the drought, but while we're suffering drought we're not suffering the shoveling and snow, it doesn't mean we can't
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campaign about rain during the chinese parade. anything that you can do for us tonight. >> hold off that rain a little while. we do need it. that rain is going to come during the evening hours. it will sweep through in the overnight hours. these are the kind of storms we like. bring us the beneficial rain we're sleeping. leave if the parts of the rain dry. we'll be cloudy, we'll be relatively mild for midfebruary, we'll not need that umbrella unless you have evening plans and that includes the new year parade, we may see scattered showers by the end of that parade. temperatures right now, 53 in san francisco, upper 40s to low 50s, a little bit of patchy fog out there, we're not seeing the drizzle and the thick fog we have seen during the business week when we were all commuting, the overcast skies will be picking up today.
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they'll in in be the hills and that's really about it. we're going to be dry for your saturday. it takes until tonight before this system sinks south into the north bay first and we'll be sliding into the south bay by 11:00 or so. most of our saturday will be dry at least for most of us. let's show you what happens as we pick it up for you. this morning and this afternoon it's been consistent at 6:00 and it's now moving into the north edge of sonoma county between 6 and 8 it remains in the north bay, it's just right there on the edge of the golden gate bring. this is when we may take -- golden gate bridge. it's shifting into the east bay and south bay. as it continues to push threw we wake up with partly cloudy skies, it could be moist out there. patchy fog as well.
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plenty of moisture for tomorrow. we'll pick up snow tomorrow. 6800, snow expected, i'm talking about snow for the sierra tonight into tomorrow. here at home temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s, a few mid-60s, 61 for san mateo. we'll be drying out by tomorrow morning. it could be breezy for your sunday. partly cloudy skies sunday and monday chance of rain moves in on tuesday, it won't last long. we've got drying conditions by wednesday. back to the desk. >> 90 minutes from now. low wage workers are going to gather to demand pay. community leaders are going to rally at 9:45 this morning. they're launching a campaign to raise the minimum wage in oakland from $8 to $12.85 an
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hour. the coalition is collecting signatures, they want the issue on the november ballot. they'll allow companies to attract a hire caliber of workers. they say they'll boost the nation's economy. >> too many americans are working harder than ever to get by and work ahead. that's been true long before the recession hit. we have to build an economy that works better for everyone. >> in the morning's weekend address they hope to raise the minimum wage from $10.10 an hour. most minimum wage is held by women and they believe the pay hike will allow a lot of struggling americans to get out of poverty. >> lawyer fans will bring the fan favorite to get out of the spots. the power ball jackpot and
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it's one of the biggest in the game's history. traffic looking good and the east shore in berkeley, they're on the road today tipping off against the huskies, stanford fans, they're on the road, they're taking on washing to be state today, the time now is 8:11, you're watching mornings on two.
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. well, we're in the oakland estuary this morning. low skies around the bay.
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>> there's new information about a massive beef remember. rancho feeting corporation was volunteering 9 million pounds of meat processed. 80 food distributors are being asked to return the beef. it's food banks, markets and churches, they've been confiscated from the fish and wildlife agents. >> they're serving shark fin soup, that bust led them to one of the restaurants distributors where they found 2100 pounds of is that correct fins. >> they would cut the fins off the shark because it's the most valuable part of the animal and
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they kept only the fins and threw the rest in the water. >> violators of the ban can receive aquarialtation and $1,000 fine. the governor is not supporting the high speed rail project. the lieutenant governor said he would rather redirect the $9 billion to more pressing infrastructure needs. he's only one of a few democrats willing to speak publicly against it. they've enlisted the use of a drone to shell more homes. he's been using the words on technology. aclu attorney says it's raising privacy issues. >> drone technology has increased at such a rate that privacy laws are not able to keep up with the tech follow.
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the existing privacy laws are not strong enough to insure constitutional protection. >> realtor jeff grant says no one has expressed privacy concerns to him the only response he's getting is fascination. >> we're getting the current count now get the mute button ready and look the other way. there was the us men and russia and it was the americans that won a shootout, joe scored a goal in regulation. there was controversy in the game. the russians could have a lead, but it was disallowed because the net was knocked from its moorings. hears a look at the up to the minute medal count. the us is tied with the netherlands and norway with 13, inerm any is in fifth with 12 medals, but has won the most golds with 7 so far.
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these are tied to the nba all star weekend. they're going to take part in that three point contest and in the shooting start competition. that along with his dad curry and nba becky start off with throw men and women teams. president obama said curry is one of his favorite players. >> the dribble, to get his shot off from anywhere that fast, it's the best i've ever seen. he can shoot, his daddy could shoot. he could only stay in one spot and shoot, right. he's fresh off his 16 points, the rising stars game will show off tonight in the slam dunk contest. there's more good news for the warriors. a couple of former players have been selected to be the basketball hall of fame. they're direct elects to the
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2014 class, former player coach and general manager will receive a lifetime achievement award. lottery fever heating up across the bay area. the power ball drawing is up to $330 million jackpot. no one has hit the power ball jackpot since christmas night. this is power ball's tenth largest jackpot ever. long lines poor into the russian brewing company. there's one week left. it's only released once a year in limited supply. they're seeing a thousand people come through their doors daily. they started exhibiting the beer on february 7th and will turn off the tap next thursday. >> a big break, we're going to tell you about the new security measures in place and why you want to leave some items behind this year.
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♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant . survivors of the boston marathon bombing teamed up with parents nurses and first responders for a volunteer flash mob. it was all part of al valentine's day for patrick
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downs from his wife jessica. both patrick and his wife lost their left legs in the attack. >> the best part was the familiar faces, we're all up and dancing and celebrating, it's really fun. >> everyone said it was nice to come together and make something positive out of last year's tragedy. >> levi's stadium will open in august. while it will seat 70,000 spectators. there's concern about whether there will be enough parking. they're working to see if public transportation will be an option. it plans to have 80 on game day. it will add bus lines and direct train service and a connection to bart by 2017. they've tried to work on a
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track where it will store 3 extra trains. >> they would be hanging on the pocket track and when we need them we can deploy them. >> they bring it down to one lane, but the work will be done overnight. they plan to work with the city of santa clara if traffic becomes a problem because of the construction. they'll look at adjusting the traffic signals if possible. rules may be set for baseball. all fans will be screened with metal detectors. there are a more efficient way to screen fans. the oakland a's started using them on their fans last season. they are demanding that they use the metal detectors by the start of the 2015 season. a lot of us will be at the parade. resume your is working at a
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great forecast tonight. >> the temperatures won't be too bad. we'll see a few sprinkles by the end of the play. overcast sky and i think we'll be mostly cloudy for your afternoon today. a little hazy out there, although the poach. the light rain will pick up from north to south. it looks like 6 to 8:00, it will be slide nothing the central bay or 9:00 or so and the south bay will get it last from so to 11:00 this evening. it will continue in the overnight hours. we're expecting a tenth of an inch. it will be a half-inch to the north bay as well as our hills. we're drying up by tomorrow morning. we're dry for your sunday. afternoon highs for today 58 in pacific a. we're going to the street fair, 61 in oakland, mid-
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60s in logan hill. how about upper 50s at the start low 50s by the evening into about 7:00 or so. a chance for showers, it looks like it will arrive between 8 and 9:00 this evening. it's halls in view, drying out tomorrow morning, we'll be breezy but partly cloudy skies and dry for your sunday afternoon. it could get more rain come tuesday, we'll have a timeline of tonight's system, an hour by hour account when we expect it to arrive in your neighborhood coming up. >> it's dropped its plan to ban bike and rentals. >> there are comments from 30,000 people. >> the goal was restored for the river, many people say the proposals went too far. . >> they're on alert after a
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. hundreds of,000s of people will fill the streets today for the parade. the city by the bay are preparing for the spectacular nighttime addition. >> it is one of the few nighttime parades left in the country. expect a lot of glitter and light as san francisco welcomes the year of the horse. 22 floats have been created about i a crew of people that's
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been working hard for weeks now. that crew led by dave thomas who has been building floats nor so many years he lost count. he's been talking about retiring for a while, but it's been talking about how hard it is to get a replacement. stephanie has been working for thomas for the last six years. >> i'm doing a little well, she's doing very well. i'm worried that he's going to fire me before i want to go. >> i'm the exactly the person for this job. i'm the kind of crawley nor this job. >> the schedule is crazy. ten parades 150 floats around and a constant turnover in employees. this parade is the biggest for this crew. you can hang around for a couple of more, but taking a back seat in the process. we're counting down for the celebration. it begins in 9.5 hours.
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kate -- ali is out there. what's happening out there. >> reporter: we've heard the crews are finishing the touches on the bleachers. this is where it's going to be broadcasting this parade starting and 6:00 tonight. you can expect to see dancers drag once and elaborate glittering floats. this is a 100 year tradition. all of the performers will be taking a pause in union square to pause in front of the crowds and cameras. we have a sneak preview of the 22 floats in this year's parades. many of them are a horse. to show you what goes through work goes into these.
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5.5 pounds of glitter and they light everything up. they'll be able to use the text commands to the horses on these floats to get them to jump run and bow. some of the people who are planning to watch the parade have told us their part they're waiting for. >> this is so fun to watch. >> probably seeing a dragon, i was born in the year of the dragon. . >> this is video of last year's chinese new year's parade. this year the crowd is expected to be here 650,000 people are expected to watch more than 1 million are expected to watch it on tv, this makes it the biggest chinese new year parade outside of asia. bart will be running extra long trades this morning to accommodate the crowds. some of the streets are closed
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off. they'll remain closed for the parade through the the evening and all the clouds are expected tonight and it's your best option. . >> thanks, it will be a blast out there tonight. you can watch the parade at 6:00 p.m. you can follow along on twitter using hashtag cny parade. several members of the san hoe shea police department are celebrating promotions. 17 offices were given their new badges this afternoon. they're part of the administration of the new police chief. they show they continue to show good judgment and commonsense and need to be leaders. >> they're stepping up into a leadership role at a different time. we appreciate that. >> it's meant to help with the
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problems of recruitment and staff shortage. they're looking to find recruits for its understaffed police force. local recruitment remains low in oakland with only 8% being residents of oakland. that's fewer than those in the academies of san francisco and san jose. . an elementary school teacher is free on $15,000 bail that comes after being charged for serving marijuana laced food. she appeared in court yesterday. she pledded not guilty of furnishing marijuana and one count of poisoning at least 8 people said they became sick after eating the tainted food. she's due back in court in april. there's concern in east oakland after a series of
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school break ins. she is one of four victims that have been about targeted by the break-ins, someone broke in her car and stole her registration and insurance papers, she then says three days later someone broke into her family's home and took jewelry and the keys to their other cars. >> the first few days were very frightening, it's just been for us to spend the night there, and we had to make special arrangements to sleep somewhere else. >> she says she believes her house being burglarized is related to the car breaking. they're working out a schedule that will allow one person to continuously patrol the park log. >> they headed to tahoe for the three-day holiday weekend. yesterday was the steady flow of cars. the president's holiday weekend, one of the ski resorts for the year. for the first time this season,
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they're open thanks to a storm dropping 3 to 6 feet of snow on the resorts last week. >> we've been watching the forecast for months and then dreading and getting excited. >> were you regretting not going to colorado instead. >> my first time snowboarding was here and it wasn't as close as it is being packed right now. >> some resorts have reported 32 to 60 inches of snow and more snow is expected and hoped for this weekend. >> it's going to fall this weekend and let's find out from rosemary. it's moving in tonight. you're going to need your chains. we're expecting pretty good wind out there. i'll have the details on that coming up. let's look outside our doors and across into stand fran where you can't really see the city at this point. this showing you that in addition, ton the low clouds, the mid to level clouds, we
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have a little patchy fog. it's not too bad and i'm not seeing drizzle out there, but we'll remain gray for today. upper 40s for livermore a cooler start for you, but widespread 50s around the bay. 51 redwood city, into the north bay, 49 nevada and 54 degrees outside your door in santa rosa, we've got the gray around may and the rain slated latter tonight. we're going to remain dry for your saturday. i don't think you'll need your umbrella, it will move into the north bay but it will slide south in the evening plenty of overcast sky in store for saturday, temperaturewise it will be a lot like we had on friday. the wind advisory for the greater area starts later today and goes into the overnight hours 4:00 a.m. tomorrow morning where it's expected to expire. it started yesterday and will continue into the overnight hours, but wind gusts up to 55
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miles per hour and some of those ridge tops 100 miles per hour. snow above 6800, but the snow level will be going down to 500 feet. it will be impacting the passeses 50 and 80. partly cloudy skies in some areas. i continue to see those gray skies in the afternoon. it's moving into the north bay but it will stay put for a couple of hours. by 8 or 9:00 it's beginning to meet the golden gate bridge. as we get into the overnight hours it continues to move south. we're waking up with sunshine, so your sunday will be dry, maybe a few showers. again we'll have snow in the sierra. afternoon highs for today, 61
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in oakland. low 60 for freemont, 62 for concord. if you're going to see the parade mainly dry for most of the parade. we could see a few showers in the second half and the end of the parade. plan for that. we're dry tomorrow could be breezy, temperatures not too bad, low to mid-60s in the afternoon. partly cloudy on president's day and chances of showers on sunday. a funeral for a man in law enforcement. he served more than three decades in the sheriff's office rising to the position of under sheriff. he died snorkeling in maui. he had trouble returning to share. he was held back to the beach and collapsed and died. they'll have a service that will include a honor guard. 41 more deaths for the flu in california. that brings the statewide total
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to 243 so far this season which is more than double when 106 died. and another 41 deaths are being investigated. here's a look at how counties across the state are doing this season. la has been hit the hardest sacramento has had 23, san diego has 19 and san bern and dean owe county 1818 and fresno follows with 17. here in the bay area we've counted 43 flu related deaths and that includes a death after person in san mateo county and 14 have died in santa claire county. ryan was diagnosed with acute leukemia in 2012. he has relapsed and no one is march row match.
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. thank you for joining us this morning, a live look at that gray sky over the bay area. the san francisco area you can see the trance america pyramidion the left side of the screen. rain moving in tonight. >> traffic is moving smoothly on the pennsylvania turnpike, following the train reacts crash, it took about 8 hours to clear the roadway there yesterday morning. at least 30 people were injured but out of the misery came a little goodwill. people who heard about that accident came by bringing all sorts of food to the stranded drivers, some good samaritans handed out valentine's day chocolates. >> you tend to see the worst of people on the news and
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elsewhere. you'll see people climbing down steep hills, they're seeing us on the news and they brought stuff to us. it was awesome. pennsylvania state police blame the crash on the weather and icy roads and people following each other too closely. a $20,000 reward is leading to the person who caught three sea otters, two of the sea otters were shot in the head one was shot in the back. california sea otters are threatened and federally protected. killing one of them is punishable by fines and possible jail time. they're working to extradite accused of extorting peel with a revenge porn website. there were charges filed in napa. >> it's about pure profit and lining his pockets off the
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embarrassment and exposure of people who are victims. >> it's called in by state it's allowing people to pose compromising pose of their exes. it costs $250 for victims to take down the pictures. >> financial records were seized last night. employees waited all day to wait outside the safeguard. many were laid off while the company was tied to an investigation. the district attorney's office seized the financial records. some workers are angry and others say they support the company. >> i feel betrayed and used and i feel like the bottom of my shoe. >> i know there's nothing wrong going on and when everything is all over i hope we get a big apology. >> by 7:00, the paychecks arrive in the form of cashier
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checks and there's a pay stub report. >> they're being investigated for complaints including failure to secure permits and false it advertising and overcharging. >> brown cal farms are closing the plant. >> they're in antioch and has been there for about 25 years. the company that owns brown cow is moving operations to fort worth, texas where other companies are located. 58 people are expected to lose their jobs. the largest union is operateing a strike. they're they've been working without what contract since they walked off the job last may and november. the union represents more than $22,000, and 5 medical centers, a strike date has not been set. adobe systems plans to layoff dozens of workers by the end of next month. they plan to let go of 46
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workers at headquarters and another 25 in san francisco. it's a popular software product found on many computer systems. ellen page says she's gay. it's time to thrive in las vegas. she said she's tired of hiding and lying by hoe mission. her public hissist said she came out because she wants to make a difference for those struggling with their sexuality. this he promote issues of the gay community. they started to wave the controversy of the swimsuit issue. barbie is posing in an one place. the doll that started it all. the issue is giving barbie and other models an opportunity to own who they are. supermodels include christie bringly and brooklyn decker. it's going to hit the stands on tuesday. you might think twice before getting behind the
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wheel. every bar and club in the state to have a breathalyzer kiosk. restaurants would be exempt. jason builds the breathalyzers he got the idea after nearly getting a dui himself. >> i had been drinking, i got a few drinks, i got pulled over after immediately leaving the bar. >> the representative said he would not be used to be a breathalyzer, it's still may be useful if they're planing to drive themselves home. the main reason relationships experts are turning to the keyboard for that connection. >> they're specializing in comfort. he does play a big role when it comes to testimony. >> dry weather in the forecast for your saturday afternoon, wet weather approaching for the evening hours. i'll have a look at what you ex about equity for your neighborhood coming up.
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. san francisco was turned into a feathery mess. hundreds of people hit each other with pillows over and over and over. they estimate that it will cost 4,000 to clean up all those feathers. relationship experts have a
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little advice. they shea online dating is heating up as a common way to meet that special someone. once viewed as a desperate and online dating it's now found that one third of marriages began online, users say it solves their biggest problem which is where is the place to meet someone. >> we do our banking online, and our social networking is online, so why not try online matchmaking. >> experts say online dating is easier, you can filter choices by religion choice and food choices, that makes it easier to connect with mr. and mrs. right. >> the next time you you'll find a new set of paw prints. he cemented his famous paw
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prints yesterday, mr. peabody. the voices of that main character, other well-known holiday dogs came out, of course, to show their support. >> they have a secret weapon who are nervous. meet legend the comfort dog, he's trained to lay his head in the lap of victims and witnesses who testify. blast she was too nervous to testify until legend was brought in to stay by her side. >> he's there for comfort, to make it a little bit easier, it's a huge teddy bear to pet and calm your nerves. >> the only catch is legend needs to be put in and brought in the witness box before the jury comes in a he's taken out when the jury leaves that's because defense attorneys say a
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cute dog might sway the jury's opinion. >> i could see that. >> you have to focus when you're on a jury. you have to focus on the weather rose area will mary and you're dialed in on the precipitation movement. i'm ex treated about the rain -- i'm excited about the rain moving in. you can watch it from your window. it will be out of here by tomorrow giving you a look here at the system. the low associated with the front, it's in still in the golf of the alaska. the front will move through by tonight. so increasing clouds, at least thickening up darkening up for the second half of your saturday. the rain will hold off. we'll enter in the north bay around 6:00 or so, into the central bay about 9:00 or so. as far as forecast rainfall totals are expected. a tenth of an inch south bay and quarter of an inch in the central bay, they can pick up a
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quarter to half inch. it could pick up a half-inch and we'll see a decent amount as well. the sierra will pick up snow, there's an advisory for wind. wind gusts expected at 55 miles per hour and even faster than that, up over the ridge tops. snow levels down to 5500 feet and into tomorrow morning. snow four to 8 inches above 6500 feet. you could see a couple of inches right there along the lake level. 54 in santa rosa, low 50s for areas like san jose and oakland, low 60s, expected for concord. ten minutes before 6:00, upper 50s in the forecast and 5:00 hour, into the evening hour there's not sun on there, you can see the possibility of a few scattered showers. the extended forecast here with your bay area weekend in view. you it's drying out tomorrow
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morning. it could be dry for sunday monday and a chance of rain coming in on tuesday. i'll have the update on the futurecast coming up, it was the perfect day for baseball fans. >> they're pitchers and catchers, they had a light work out. the first official work out, he's confidence about the upcoming season. >> it's more about how we feel about ourselves and this team has been good about feeling great about what we've done and where we're going, so, i think the expectations amongst ourselves are more important than what everyone else thinks about us whether we're underdogs or not. >> they're expected to report to phoenix on wednesday. and tim hudson thinks his right ankle injury will heal enough to get in the regular season on schedule. he'll likely pitch one of the
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final two games on spring training. the rest of the giants will report to training on wednesday. they'll report on february 26th, the rest of the team. >> reporter: school is vanned lime and items are stolen. >> it might be the winter olympics, but it doesn't feel like it, warm weather bringing fans out of the mountains and down to the beach. farm sink, under cabinet lighting, look at this spice rack. where's my room? right there where it's always been! we had to take just a little bit for the kitchen. just slide right in! because your kitchen dreams can be big, ikea has it all.
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workers want a rise in minimum wage. how much they are asking for. >> and shark fins may be banned here but some are still keeping them on the menu. the major bust that may make it a lot harder and the business that let fish and wildlife ages right to it. >> >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on two. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on two. it's saturday --. >>
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for the afternoon. not to bad a lot like what we had on friday. into the evening hours, rain arrives. it'll start in the north bay and shift south. i will have the rain when it starts to fall in your neighborhood coming up. >> new this morning a motorcyclist fell 30 feet to his death after going over the side of the on-ramp to southbound highway 101. it happened just before two this morning near tenth street. they say it doesn't appear there were other vehicles involved. >> rider was ejected from the motorcycle and fell into the parking lot down below. >> reporter: the on-ramp was shut down for about an hour and a half while the crash was cleared.
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are the first victim died at the scene. offer the next 15 minutes two more calls came in. one about a car crash and the other saying two other stabbing victims had just been dropped off at the hospital. police believe all the incidents are connected but are still trying to figure out what happened. >> we have new information about a car chase and crash in oakland that we first reported on last night's news. the chp said officers tried to pull over a stolen van. the pursuit end thea 98th where the van slammed into several vehicles and then caught fire. we know it was the driver of the van who died at the scene. a chp officer had a cut on his wrist. a school district say that laptops and items were taken from a classroom at river
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middle school. it happened around february 7 february 7th or 9th. >> happening today it doesn't matter what the weather turns outo to be tonight. the tradition is going to take place in the heart of the city no matter what. it's an event that dates back more than 150 years. allie is live with a look at the new year parade and the rush to get everything done. its been busy. >> it has been busy. workers have been here since before dawn. we got here at six. you can see they are still outputting some of the finishing touches. pypy"rj# in fact if you look right behind us you can see the broadcast booth, the two seats are where julie and ben will be
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hosting the event live and off to the right you can see some of the camera equipment that's set up even though it has a cover. everything is in place for show time later this evening. we have a sneak preview of some of the 22 float in the parade. many of them feature the horse because it's the year of the horse. to give you an idea of how much work goes into the floats artists had to use 5,000 pounds of glitter, a mile and a half of floral sheeting 900 extension cords. people who created the works of art have put more than 6200 hours making it happen. >> been working so hard since december. shops -- a lot of us are here. seven days a week. i think i man may have gotten one day off.
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>> reporter: we spoke to tourists who said they were very excited to see it tonight. >> we got a notice in our hotel room. >> see a huge dragon and all the colors and excitement. it's a lot of fun. >> reporter: you can expect many of the vetoes to be shut down. you can see that pow el powell will be shut down during this parade. 650,000 are expected to pack the streets to watch. more than a million will watch it on tv. with the large crowds and the street closures, public transit may be your best option.
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live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2news. >> you can watch that parade live right here on ktvu. three hundred workers will rally at the fruitvale bart station at 9:45 to launch a campaign to raise the minimum wage. they want to collect signatures. they want the issue on the november ballot. they claim higher wages reduce turnover rates.
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>> we have to build an economy that works for everybody. >> in this morning's weekly address he called on congress to raise the minimum wage to at least ten dollars an hour. he said most jobs are held by women and believes a pay hike would help them and their families and would allow millions of struggling americans to get out of poverty. him morning much of the northeast and south are digging out of this latest winter storm. a man said he and his wife
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spent a good part of their day clearing a path to their home. that's tough work. more snow is expected to hit the area and last until later today. airports across the country expected as this next wave starts. >> we have a new round of rain coming in to the bay area. i will pinpoint it for you coming up first a look at all the gray over the oakland estuary. we have all that overcast and patchy fog reported at times as well. not as thick as we had seen as during the business week and the drizzle not bad. picking up a few returns here. it looks like off the point arena area and areas like redwood city reporting a few light showers at this time if i push back you can see the bunt
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of this moisture over washington and oregon. its going to be sliding south over the course of the bay and by the evening we will be wet. for your day today, mainly dry, mostly cloudy and mild temperatures, we will have a look at those numbers in just a moment. let's track rain. we are -- mostly cloudy skies, for saturday. by the evening the updated models still staying consistent which is bringing the edge of this rain line in to the north bay. by about 6:00 or so. by 8:00 its slipping in to san rafael, in to the golden gate bridge, by nine or ten. shifting down along the coastlinew. this set may pick up a few scattered showers for the second half of the parade but at this point the -- the new year parade, the parade looks mainly dry. as we get in to the 11:00 hour sliding in to san jose and then in to the east bay and then as we sleep it continues to push south. we wake up tomorrow morning.
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sunrises about 7:00. partly cloudy skies, maybe, maybe a shower, i don't think we will see much. and tahoe will continue with snow showers up above 6500 feet expecting from four to eight inches of new snow. that's for the sierra for us at home. the parade we are mostly cloudy, just a chance for showers on the back end of the parade. 51 51 -- 61 oakland, 64 for fairfield. the extended forecast here with the bay area weekend always in view. dry today, wet by tonight. tomorrow morning we are drying
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out. could be breezy with partly cloudy skies. we are dry president's day and then tuesday looks like the rain may move back in. tuesday evening. we are drying out on wednesday a look at how much rain we expect coming up. >> more than 2,000 pounds of illegal short fins have been taken from a restaurant distributor in san francisco. the hong kong east ocean restaurant was itemed for serving shark fin soup. >> problem is that people would catch sharks, they would cut the fins off because it's the most valuable part and then throw the shark back into the water keeping only the fin. >> reporter: a lawsuit challenging the ban is pending in federal court. right now violaters can get a citation and thousand dollar fine. >> the nfl bullying scandal.
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it's the cloudy day over treasure island there. mostly cloudy skies in the forecast for today. we have rain moving in for your saturday night. >> it may be the winter olympics but fans and athletes say it feels more like spring. the last few days have brought temperatures of about 65 degrees and that warm weather is taking people away from the olympic events and events and luring them to the beach. instead of taking in the sights they are stripping down and taking a dip. >> -- lovely to have a -- [inaudible] we don't know we will be able to do that again. >> reporter: good fun.
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now to theo limb ticks. we will give you a current medal count and it's a spoil era alert. if you don't want to know get your remote, get the mute button and get ready to look the other way. all right. there is your chance a thrilling hockey game wrapped up a couple of hours ago between the men and russia. it was the americans that won in a shoot out 3-2. sharks star scored ayodele in regulation. there was controversy in the game as a goal that would have given the russians the lead was disallowed because the net was knocked from its moorings. here is the medal count. up to the minute how it looks there. the host country russia leading with 14 medals. the united states is tied with the netherlands -- germany in fifth place with 12 but it's won the most gold with seven so far. >> the agent for nflo offensive tackle march martin
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said he feels vindicated by an incident report. the report put together by ted wells said martin, an unnamed player and a trainer were targeted with taunts and insults. it accused incognity, john jerry and another of harassing them, and threatening to assault his sister. martin's agent hopes the findings will cause the nfl to change the mentality of the locker room. >> more of a general workplace environment. whether it's at nabiscoo, toyota, any corporate company. human resources, and -- workplace environment are a big deal, >> reporter: the agent said martin is relieved wants to resume playing next season. the dolphins and the league are studying the report. analysts expect him to be released and some other players
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fined, as well as the offensive line coach who was accused of hazing. the golden state warriors will be on display. seth curry will take part in the contest and in the shooting stars competition. stars compings. that's where he and del currie and becky hammond face off with several other three member men and women teams and in an interview on tnt with charles barkley the president said churchy is one of his favorite players. >> off the dribble. get his shot off from anywhere that fast. best i have ever seen. he can shoot. his daddy could shoot but he could only stand in one spot and shoot. >> where his forward harrison barnes fresh off his performance last night will show off his hops tonight in the slam dunk contest. >> investigating the security of the information on your smart phone. from your birthday to your bank
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account maybe nothing knows more about you than your phone. eric has more on the troubling amount of sensitive information many of us are unknowingly handing over. one app at a time. >> reporter: photographs, where you live, where you work and where you play. our smart phones have it all and others are constantly trying to get their hands on it. >> it's a lot of information. >> reporter: steven got a surprise when he went to down load the google translate app on his phone. >> access to storage, my text messages which i don't know how i feel about that. >> reporter: the free app required him to give permission to nine different areas of his phone before he could down load it. >> i don't know why they need my account information just for me to translate something into another language. i'm not sure. sure >> we are trading privacy for convenience. >> reporter: a tech security firm said that down loading those free apps can come at the
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highest price. to many us suffer from what he called privacy fatigue a never ending hit of requests for access to our information. asking us to click accept. >> difference between what a good application does and a bad one is invisible until the bad things happen and start signing up to services and stealing your passwords. you gave those right away. >> reporter: even for something as simple as a flash light. before i could down load the app i had to give it access to my camera and phone calls, security experts call that scary. >> why are all of these things necessary to have a flash light? >> i thought you could tell me. >> it's useful to the vendor who takes it and sells it. >> reporter: in fact the makers of the brightest flash light app settled with the federal trade commission over charges that they lied to customers about how their information would be used with ticessers
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and third part chris. experts have criticized the android operation for giving less control over privacy. >> every application that you down load today comes with a sign in with facebook recognition. >> reporter: he said security has less to do with the phone and more to do with the person using it. >> android is secure, facebook is secure, you are not secure. >> reporter: you find yourself saying just give me the app? >> sometimes, yeah. especially if it's something i really need at that particular moment. >> reporter: del said he will think twice beforehanding over access to his information but he and others are calling on app makers to be more open about how they plan to use it. >> yeah. i mean i would like to know that. definitely. >> that was eric reporting. >> the upcoming baseball season is bringing security changes. what fans can expect at gates and how soon before it's found at stadiums across the country. >> it's a cloudy dry start to
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the day and i think we are going to be dry for most of your saturday but eventually the rain will arrive. i will have a timeline for your neighborhood coming up.
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survivors of the boston bombing teamed up with parents, nurses and first responders for a valentine's day flash mob. the group preformed at copley place just a block from the 2013 bombing. it was part of a valentine's day surprise for patrick downs from his wife jessica. both of them lost a leg in the attack. participants say it was nice to see something positive come from that tragedy. >> the future home of the 49ers will open in august and while the stadium will seat nearly 70,000 there is concern whether there is enough parking. that's why work is underway to make sure that mass transit
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will be a viable option. the transportation authority has 30 train cars on a typical sunday. 57 on weekdays. they plan to have 80 on game day. it'll also add bus lines, direct train service from most terminals and a connection to bart by 2017. bts has also started work on another track by the stadium where it'll store three extra three car trains. >> during a game they would be banging out there on the track. we can deploy them. the work will be done in the overnight hours. they plan to work with the city of santa clara if traffic becomes a problem. they will look at adjusting the traffic signals. >> at&t ballpark is ruling out new measures. they said that all fans will be screened with metal detectors. officials say they are more
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efficient. efficient and will speed up entry. the a's started using them on their fans last season. baseball has mandated all teams use metal detectors. >> lottery fever is heating up across the bay area and that's because tonight's powerball drawing is up to an estimated 330 million-dollar jackpot. i need to go buy a ticket. nobody has hit the jackpot since christmas night and that was 14 drawings ago. this is also the powerball's tenth largest jackpot ever. >> good idea. i loose track of the powerball and the numbers. >> i do. i do too. then i'm like --. >> i got to go buy a ticket. >> rosemary. >> going to put that in my planner for today. outside this morning it's a gloomy start.
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for your saturday we will be mostly cloudy, we will be dry, the rain moves in after sunset. sunsets about ten minutes before six this evening. the north bay will get the rain first by six, seven, looks like it'll slide in to the central bay by about nine. into the south bay if you have evening plans, looks like maybe ten, 11 before the rain moves in, here is a lack at how much rain we are expecting for the north bay. from quarter inch much to half inch. for the central bay -- and in to the central bay tenth of an inch or so. this rain will last into early sunday morning. it we will be left with dry, partly cloudy, breezy conditions, look at the extended forecast. temperatures right now upper 40s to mid50s. for the afternoon, upper 50s to mid60s. again the rain moves on. we are left with dry condition cans for sunday. and more rain hopefully
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expected by tuesday. >> new information on a major beef recall. the businesses around california being asked to return what could be tainted meat. >> and the lieutenant governor says that the high speed rail project is getting back -- getting off track rather. his decision to withdraw support and where he wants to spend that money instead. ♪ [ female announcer ] any moment can be made better with the latest amazing creation from mccafe: the new chocolate covered strawberry frappé. with real chocolate bits in every sip, it tastes like you're biting into a luscious chocolate covered strawberry. ♪ let someone at mcdonald's make your day, with a chocolate covered strawberry frappé. ♪ enjoy. [ female announcer ] another way to love mccafé. ♪
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the crew hit the streets as final preparations began for the facebook page raid. >> an anticipation starting to build. >> reporter: if you are planning to watch the new year parade you can see dancers, dragons and glittering floats. right here you can see part of the street, they are getting ready to close it off a few hours from now. they are putting the finishing touches on. this is a 120 year tradition. that's how long the parade has been going on. it starts at five. it starts market and second. by the time the floats arrive to this section it'll be around six and they will pause in front of the bleachers and the cameras because we will be broadcasting this parade live. we got a behind the scenes look at some of the 22 floats in
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this parade. many of them feature the horse because it's the year of the horse. the people working on these floats, the artists and builders have put a ton of work into it just to give you the idea of the amount of materials they have been doing. nine hundred extension cords used. some of the floats will be interactive. people in the crowd will be able to text commands to one electronic float and that horse on the float will then do things like jump, run and bow depending on what type of texts come in. some of the people said what they are looking forward to seeing most. >> the dragons. >> i like the dragon. >> reporter: this is video of last year's parade. this year the crowds are expected to be just as big if
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not bigger. 650,000 people are expected to pack the streets to watch more than one million will watch on tv. making the biggest parade outside of asia. back out here we are on pow el and gary in union square. you with see some of the barricades, bleachers, construction crews, out here getting everything set up. there are going to be street closures to deal with in san francisco because of that parade. if you plan oncoming to watch the parade your best best will be taking public transit. bart will run extra long rains and transgend long rains rains and extra trains. >> early this week i spent some time with the man behind the floats. the crew behind 22 float float is led by dave thomas who has been building them for so many years he has lost count. he has been talking about retiring for a while. for years, but its been tough
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to find a replacement to take over. five different candidates haven't made the cut but now he thinks he has found someone who katy can take over. stephanie has been working for him for six years and said she is the right person for the job because she is the right amount of crazy. thomas said he will hang onto help with the next couple of new year parades but will be taking a backseat role. you can watch the parade live here on ktvu and the coverage starts at six with julie and ben fong torres. you can also fog along on twitter. >> new information about a massive beef recall involving a slaughter house. rancho feeding corporation said they were recalling nearly 9 million pounds of meat from sessions from january of last year to the first week of this year. 80 food distributors are being asked to return the beef. they include markets, butcher
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shops, churches and food bank was the majority located in california. conveteran concern after a series of car break-ins in a school parking lot. angelica works in the main office and is one of four targeted by the break-ins. she said last monday solon broke into her car and took her registration and insurance papers. then three days later someone broke into her family's home and took jewelry and the keys to their other cars. >> the first few days were frightening for us to spend the night there. we had to make special arrangements to sleep somewhere else. >> reporter: she said she believes that her house being robbed is related to that car break-in. the school principal said he is working out a schedule to allow at least one person to continuely patrol. >> in oakland the department is struggling to find recruits for lieutenants police force. for-- it's police force. local recruitment is low with
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only 8% of last year's graduates oakland. that is fewer than the number of home grown trainees in san jose and san francisco. officers say hiring more residentses would help residents would help them win cooperation. several members of the san jose police department are celebrating celebrating promotions. 17 officers assistant chief to sergeant got their new badges yesterday afternoon. they are part of the administration of the new police chief. he said that it's important to invest in his officers and encourage them to serve the city the best they can. >> continue to use good judgement, common sense. responsive, fair, listen to those that work for you. this will define you as a leader. er >> reporter: he said that the department continues to face recruitment and staff shortage issues. he hopes the promotions will help solve. >> bumper to bumper as folks went to tahoe for the holiday weekend. yesterday we saw steady flow of
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cars headed to places like the ski resort. the president's day holiday weekend is normally the last big weekend for ski resorts of the year. for the first time this season all of the slips are openo for the holiday weekend. that is because of a storm that dropped three to six feet of new snow on resorts last week. >> watching for the forecast for months and and getting excited. >> did you regret not going to colorado? >> little bit. >> my first time snowboarding was here and it wasn't as packed. >> prior to the storm some tahoe ski resorts had reported a total of 30 to 60 inches of snow from november through january. more snow expected to fall this weekend. >> the same system bringing snow to the sierra will bring rain to the bay area. giving you a look over san jose.
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mainly gray skies, wall to wall from the coast in to the valleys, we have those overcast conditions. we will continue with the mostly cloudy skies for your afternoon. if i go to the north picking up a few returns near point arena but even this area still reporting mostly cloudy, dry conditions. all the way into areas like redwood to catch live showers hitting the ground. this system will slide south over the course of the afternoon and by the early evening it'll move into the north bay. we will start at six to save us some time. at six it's barely nudging in to the north edge of sonoma between seven and eight its shifting over the north bay. down into -- then by nine or so it looks like it's sliding along the san mateo coastline. it's into san francisco. are you going to the new year's parade? we will be mainly dry but may pick up a few scattered showers
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on the back end of the parade. if you have evening plans and will be outside it takes until ten, 11 before it moves in to the east bay and the south bay. then while we sleep its moving through. we wake up tomorrow and we have mostly clear skies, perhaps a few showers, that's really going to be about it. snow in the sierra as mike said. we are looking at from four to eight inches expected above areas 6500 feet and the snow level will drop down to 5500 feet. if you are going up that way carry the chains, the snow tires just in case and there will be wind along with this system. wind advisory for the greater tahoe area. could impact the ski resorts. 53 degrees right now. 50s san francisco. not to bad out there. for the afternoon upper 50s to mid60s. 59 for san francisco, 62 in
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mountain view. low 60s for livermore. for you in the north bay. the extended forecast with the bay area always in view. so we are dry today. rain moves in tonight. we are dry as we get going tomorrow morning, partly cloudy, breezy, temperatures, low to mid60's for the afternoon, dry for president's day. and we may get a shot of rain come back our way on tuesday. back to the desk. >> state health officials say 41 more death this is past week in california can be blamed on the flu. that brings the statewide total to 243 so far this season which is more than double last season when 106 people died. another 41 deaths have skill being investigated. here is a look at how counties are doing. la county has been hit the hardest with 33 deaths, sacramento county has had 23, san diego county had 19, san bernandino18 and fresno 17. here in the bay area we have 43 flu related deaths.
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that total includes a death of a person in san mateo that was confirmed earlier this week. santa clara has been hit the hardest in the bay area with 14 people there dying from the flu. >> the lieutenant governor is no longer supporting california's high speed rail project. he made the announcement yesterday during a radio interview. the lieutenant governor said that he would rather redirect the nine billion dollars in voter improved bonds to more pressing needs. he said he is one of only a few willing to speak publicly against it. yosemite is dropping its plan to ban bike and raft rentals. the decision after a year long battle which sparked comments from more than 30,000 people. park officials say that the goal is to restore natural conditions along the valley's river but many say that the proposal went to far. now there is a new plan that saves the rentals and the swimming pools and the historic sugar pine stone bridge. >> asked to pay up or be
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disconnected. the thicky way people are robbing businesses without stepping foot in the door. >> and disney is taking over the ice. how you can win tickets to see rocking ever after when it makes a stop here in the bay area. >> first, let's take you outside for a look at traffic on this saturday morning. gray skies, rain moving in later today. no problems right now as you head on into san francisco. keep in mind the new year parade is tonight. it'll get crowded. if you have to go in bart is always a great option. good morning nelly! woah.
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be happy! be healthy! that's gotta go too. ♪ hey! must be the honey! [ sparkle ] sweet. mostly cloudy skies and 54 degrees outside. >> let's recap some of the top stories for this morning.
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volunteers spending the next few hours finishing up the floats in this year's parade in san francisco. street around union square will be shut down for the event. rosemary said there is a chance it'll rain. if you want to stay home and watch we will have live coverage of the parade on ktvu starting at six tonight. the driver of a stolen van on the run from chp crashed in to several vehicles in east oakland. theunidentified suspect died at the scene. there were injuries among the drivers of the other cars as well as an officer who hurt his wrist during the chase. haywood police are investigating a deadly stabbing. police got a call about a fight on b street. when they arrived they say they found the first victim dead. over the next 15 minutes two more calls came in. one about a car crash, the other about two stabbing victims dropped off at the hospital. police say they believe that all the incidents are connected. >> a 21,000-dollar reward is being offered for information leading to the person who shot and killed three california sea
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otters. the shootings happened in september near monterey. two of the sea otters were shot in the head, one in the back. california sea otters threatened protected. killing one of them is a crime punishable by fines and possibly jail time. state attorney general is working to extradite a man accused of using a revenge porn website as a means of extortion. he is under arrest. >> it's about pure profit, about lining his pockets off the embarrassment and the exposure of people who are victims. >> the website is called win by state. it lets people post pictures of their victims in com compromising compromising positions. >> deborah has more on a scam
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being reported all round the bay area. >> they took $900. >> reporter: the call to jamal sounded official. pg&e claiming there was a snag with his online payment and he had to pay now or loose power at his cafe in just two hours. all he could imagine was his food spoiling. >> i rushed to like save the place. didn't think about it. >> reporter: rushed to a store, callers instructions and loaded $900 on this prepaid card. >> once you load it they ask you to give them the number on the back and they get the number off it. >> our ability to catch them -- are pretty much low to zero when i try tracking them you usually end up running into a dead end in a foreign country. >> makes you want to find them. really and catch them. >> reporter: cafe customers have sympathy and suspicious. >> how did they get the account information? how did they know so much.
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>> reporter: pg&e down plays hacking orrin side hacking or inside involvement. >> we safe guard information. they said they never solicit payment by phone and doesn't disconnect power suddenly. >> we would have documentation, we would have follow up. there would be more information than just a on the spot i need it now payment. >> reporter: jamill learned he had been duped when he came to pay the rest of his balance. >> i couldn't even breathe. i -- felt like [inaudible]. >> reporter: his business is only three months old. it's a tough lesson but one he is sharing to warn others. >> if you receive any calls, do not dot. it's to late for me. don't do it. >> reporter: deborah reporting there. police say another restaurant owner in the city was scammed the same way. people in san francisco, san jose and pacifica have also been targeted. traffic is again moving
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smoothly on the pennsylvania turnpike after a massive chain reaction crash. it took about eight hours to clear the roadway yesterday morning. at least 30 were injured but out of the misery came goodwill. people who heard about the accident came by bringing all sorts of food to stranded drivers, some even handed out valentine's day chocolates. >> you tend to seat worst of people in the news and elsewhere and i'm seeing people climbing down steep hills, carrying food on their shoulders, people stuck seeing us on the news and bringing stuff. >> a pennsylvania state police blame the crash on icy roads and drivers going to fast and following to closely. >> ellen page said she is gay. she made that announcement at at time to thrive. she said she is tired of hiding. her publicist said she wants to make a difference for others
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who are struggling. time to thriv section a conference that promotes issues of the gay community. sports illustrated has started controversy with it's swim suit issue. the cover has barbie in a black and white one piece and the text reads the doll that started it all . the company said it's giving her her -- mode els an opportunity to own who they are. it is going to hit the stands on tuesday. it's ticket saturday and today a lucky viewer will win tickets to see disney on ice. the show features merida from the latest pixar movie brave. the tick hes good for february 19th through march 2 march 2nd in san jose or at oraclea rene a. to enter just go to the website before midnight tonight and enter the secret word. it's there on the screen.
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it's dance. >> new, another berkeley student has been robbed at gun point near campus. police say the 25-year-old was walking near dana and carlton around 12:40 when the suspect approached from behind. he showed a gun and grabbed her purse. he then fled in a dark gray colored four door car. the victim had a minor injury to her wrist. uc police report a number of students have been robbed with items taken including cell phones and i-pads. >> all right. time 9:00a 1. couples get a once in a lifetime experience. how they won the chance to say i do at a world famous landmark. >> and people lining up to pay play a certain slot machine. how long it has been since anyone has won it wet weather is slowly approaching the bay area. when i expect it to arrive and how much you can expect for your neighborhood coming up.
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behind the wheel. they are pushing a bill that would require every bar and club in the state to have a breathe alyzer kiosk. people would not be required to use it. a valentine's day left you a little lonely, hopefully flow not, elk period of period of experts say online dating is heating up. once viewed as dangerous or desperate online dating is now a billion dollar industry. between 2005 and 2012 it was found one third of marriages started online. it solves the biggest problem which is where are the best places to meet? expects say it's easier to find a match because you can filter everything from religion, race and beauty. >> this valentine's day was a wedding day for many many in berkeley. >> marriage is never to feel alone. >> the downtown berkeley association held a mass wedding ceremony for couples, some were
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saying i do for the first time. others came to renew those vows. we met a couple from little rock arkansas. they were on their way to get married in new york but the snowstorm canceled their flight so they came out west and wound up in berkeley. >> very exciting. this is just been -- its been a dream since we got here. you can't make this kind of stuff up. its been great. >> three lucky couples will win a free honeymoon in downtown berkeley. three couples picked the empire state building as the backdrop for their wedding. that is the only day weddings are allowed at the sky scraper. the couples were married in front of four thousand roses on the deck. they were picked out of hundreds of couples who entered the contest explaning why they wanted to be married there. >> a deputy da in bakersfield has a secret weapon for people who are nervous to testify. meet legend the comfort dog. he is trained to lay his head in the lap of victims and
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witnesses as they testify. one of his first job is working with a little girl who was a witness to a crime. she was to nervous to testify until legend was brought into stay by her. >> he is basically there just for comfort, to make it a little easier, little less nervous, just to have -- it's like a huge teddy bear to pet and kind of just calm your nerves. >> the only catch is that legend needs to be brought in and put in the witness box before the jury comes in. then he is taken out again once the jury leaves. that is because the defense attorneys say a cute dog may sway a juror's opinion. a slot machine is so popular people are lining up to get a shot at the jackpot. it is the lion's share machine at the mgm stand. it has a total of $2.3 million. it's not hit in nearly 20 years since the casino opened. now it has its own twitter handle. the visitors say it is long over due to hit and they don't mind hitting to see if they are
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the lucky winner. >> all right. let's go right out to rosemary who is watching rain kind of heading our way. when will it arrive? >> we will luck out with rain. it's coming in tonight. today a little gloomy but dry. temperatures right now in the 50s. 56 in concord, 56 san francisco, 55 half moon bay and santa rose a. the front will sweep through. i think between six and eight if you live in the north bay the rain is more widespread and then between nine and 11, central bay and south bay. how much rain are be going to get the north bay will pick up the most. central bay, quarter inch much or association the south bay could have a tenth of an inch. this system will continue to push through as we sleep and we will wake up tomorrow morning partly cloudy, mainly dry. temperatures for the afternoon today, upper 50s to mid60e. the extended forecast, perhaps a few spring manies on the end of that -- if the parade tonight. bring along the umbrella if you plan to be in san francisco. outside of that it'll fall while we are sleeping then we
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wake up with mainly dry conditions, next chance in on tuesday. >> all right. should be fun. >> i will see you then. >> i will see you then. >> that's our report for us this morning. for all of us thank you for making us your choice for news. >> our next newscast is at five. be sure to tune in for the parade after that. this is a live picture from union square this morning as you can see the set up is underway. don't forget you can get updates any time on the website as well as on the facebook and twitter pages. thank you for joins joining us, have a great saturday everybody.
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